Nate Mason had 16 points, 10 rebounds and eight assists, and Jordan Murphy added 16 points and 16 rebounds for the Minnesota Gophers in an 81-71 win over Penn State on Saturday.
Minnesota notched its sixth straight win, 89-75, behind 18 points from Dupree McBrayer Wednesday at No. 24 Maryland.
Minnesota's Jordan Murphy has been good since he came into the Big Ten last year as a freshman, but his game has exploded as of late. Tom Dienhart caught up with the Golden Gophers star for a Q&A.
This is the penultimate week of the season. And, things are heating up with Purdue and Wisconsin tied for first and Maryland just a game back. Who will take home the title? Others are looking to hone their postseason resume.
BTN.com editor Alex Roux previews three Big Ten games to watch throughout Week 9 of conference play.
It's Monday, and that means it's time to release my updated Big Ten Player Rankings. Not a ton of movement in this latest installment, although there is one new name: Minnesota's Jordan Murphy, who has been playing out of his mind.
It's been a few weeks, but BTN analyst Jon Crispin's latest Big Ten Power Rankings, presented by ArcelorMittal, features the same No. 1 team for consecutive weeks. That team is Purdue, of course, winners of five in a row.
The finish line is in sight. And Purdue and Wisconsin are battling for the league title, each tied for first. But don’t overlook Maryland, which is just a game off the pace after falling at Wisconsin on Sunday.
Michigan's D.J. Wilson sent the game to overtime, but Minnesota survived the extra session and pulled away from the Wolverines for an 83-78 victory. Jordan Murphy scored 16 points and grabbed 15 rebounds for the Gophers.
How many Big Ten teams will get into the NCAA tournament? Which ones still have work to do? Tom Dienhart asked the experts.